Dr. Maite Aperribay-Bermejo

Maite Aperribay-Bermejo holds a Ph.D. in Comparative Literature and Literary Studies, and she teaches at the University of the Basque Country UPV/EHU. She worked at the Department of German Philology, English Philology, and Translation and Interpretation (Faculty of Arts, Vitoria-Gasteiz) during a decade. Since 2018 she is part of the Department of Language and Literature Didactics (Faculty of Education and Sports, Vitoria-Gasteiz). She has also been visiting professor at the John F. Kennedy Institute for North American Studies (Freie Universität Berlin).
Her research deals with contemporary North American Literature in the fields of cultural studies, gender, ethnicity, environmental justice and mainly, ecocriticism and ecofeminism. She is part of the REWEST (Research in Western American Literature and Culture) research group since 2013. She has participated in various national and international research projects financed by the Basque Government (IT608-13; IT1026-16; IT1565-22) or the Spanish Ministry of Science, Innovation and Universities (PGC2018-094659-B-C21; FFI2014-52738-P). Her ORCID ID is 0000-0002-1188-1670.